Former Black Panther Party member Kathleen Cleaver and former United States Representative, Cynthia McKinney discussing COINTELPRO at the Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Conference.
Hard Knock - Diggin in the Vault Audio Collection
We hear former Black Panther Party member Kathleen Cleaver discussing COINTELPRO at a Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Conference.
Harry Belafonte speaking at the Gathering in Oakland, Ca. Harry Belafonte is an American singer, songwriter, activist, and actor. One of the most successful Jamaican-American pop stars, as he popularized the Trinbagonian Caribbean musical style with an international audience in the 1950s. His breakthrough album Calypso (1956) was the first million-selling LP by a single artist. Belafonte is known for his recording … Continued
We speak with Quency Phillips the executive director of Joint Ventures Building Back Better initiative, established in 2021 as a backbone effort to support regional recovery and reduce stark inequities magnified by the pandemic. Phillips has been committed to social good for more than 25 years through community service and entrepreneurship.
We speak with author MAJORA CARTER (an urban revitalization expert, real estate developer, MacArthur Fellow and Peabody Award winning broadcaster) about her new book, RECLAIMING YOUR COMMUNITY: YOU DONT HAVE TO MOVE OUT OF YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD TO LIVE IN A BETTER ONE. Carter offers up a powerful rethinking of poverty, economic development, and the meaning … Continued
We gather key activists and organizers to talk about the massive police disinformation campaign being put forth by police departments all over the country.
We speak with Dr. Michael Benitez Jr. the vice president for Diversity and Inclusion at Metropolitan State University of Denver about the laws being passed to ban ethnic studies and critical race theory practices.
We speak with authors Raj Patel and Dr. Rupa Marya about the book, Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice. The Covid pandemic and the shocking racial disparities in its impact. The surge in inflammatory illnesses such as gastrointestinal disorders and asthma. Mass uprisings around the world in response to systemic racism and violence. … Continued
We speaks with key activists and organizers about law enforcement agencies using deception and disinformation tactics against individuals who campaign to bring about political or social change in the United States. Guests: Melina Abdullah Ph.D is Professor and former Chair of Pan-African Studies at California State University, Los Angeles. She earned her Ph.D. and … Continued
We conclude our series of discussions with organizer Kali Akuno about gearing up for the onslaught of authoritarianism and fascism. Guest: Kali Akuno is a co-founder and co-director of Cooperation Jackson. Kali served as the Director of Special Projects and External Funding in the Mayoral Administration of the late Chokwe Lumumba of Jackson, MS. His focus … Continued